The Emerald Test™ is an Inter-Laboratory Comparison and Proficiency Test (ILC/PT) program for cannabis and hemp testing facilities. It brings to these industries a well-established protocol for testing found in the environmental, food, pharmaceutical, water, and petrochemical industries. Through the participation of labs around the world, the Emerald Test™ helps establish the industry standard for cannabis and hemp testing.
Governmental agencies use proficiency testing programs for laboratory licensure and compliance to promote accurate testing for quality and safety. Accreditation bodies, including ANAB, A2LA, IAS and PJLA recognize well organized ILC/PT programs that utilize ISO/IEC 17043 accredited providers to address the requirement to participate in external proficiency testing.